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How do you grow rice faster?

Currently over three billion people depend on rice for survival, and, owing to predicted population increases and a general...

Marie-Claire Koschowitz

I’m an evolutionary biologist and work mostly with big reptiles, like crocs, birds and dinosaurs. I’m one of those annoying...

OXFORD SPARKS LIVE: Sampling the Earth's interior in Costa Rica

Ever wondered how a scientist got into their field of research? Now's your chance to get up close and personel with a team...

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Ancient Mysteries in Marvellous Mud

It took over a billion years for life to transition from simple eukaryotic cells, like primitive algae, to simple animals...

How do you grow rice faster?

Currently over three billion people depend on rice for survival, and, owing to predicted population increases and a general...

Land, Sea and Air 1 - How mountains are made

How do we discover the origins of mountains?

Clues 1 - Predicting volcanic eruptions

From people on the the ground to satellites in the space - how do we monitor and understand volcanos in an attempt to...

Shedding Light on the Situation

Light is more than just light bulbs and sunshine! Researchers at the University of Oxford use different types of light to...

Origins 2 - Origins of Earth and the Solar System

Professor Alex Halliday explains how planets form from nothing but an area of space full of dust. Tiny differences between...

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Information on what the Oxford University Museum of Natural History can offer to schools and teachers of KS2

Colouring sheets for a range of specimens at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Learn more about volcanoes and how they behave

Monitoring the Santorini volcano

Learn how minerals are defined

Download a mineral mastermind game